For anyone wondering what Guy Fieri has cooked up for his Texas Live! restaurant, we now know. It’s tacos.
The chef, restaurateur, New York Times best selling author and Emmy Award winning television host, and Texas Live! officials announced on Monday that Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint will debut with the project when it opens in the Arlington Entertainment
District on August 9.
Taco Joint will join Arlington Backyard, Live! Arena, PBR Texas, Troy’s, Sports
& Social Arlington, Pudge’s Pizza, and Lockhart Smokehouse in anchoring Texas Live!.
“I’m stoked to bring my Taco Joint to Texas Live!,” stated Guy Fieri. “Nothing starts a good party like some killer tacos and a few margaritas and we’re doin’ it all in Arlington.
Love, Peace and Taco Grease!”
Located in the heart of Texas Live! with views into Live! Arena, Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint
will feature a variety of scratch made tacos, house made salsas and guacamole.
Featured menu items include the ‘Al Pastor’ – Shiner Ruby Red glazed pork shoulder tacos with chipotle and sweet onions, grilled pineapple-serrano salsa, cilantro, cotija and avocado-tomatillo salsa, and the ‘Achiote Chicken’ – shredded slow-braised achiote marinated chicken tacos with borracho sauce, pico de gallo, cabbage, cotija and salsa rojo. In addition, the venue will feature a full bar and will serve up scratch made margaritas, a selection of Mexican beer and some classic Guy concoctions.
“Guy Fieri is one of the premier chefs in the country and it is incredibly exciting that he chose to launch a brand new concept at Texas Live! in the heart of the Arlington Entertainment District,” said Jim Watry, chief operating officer, Texas Live!. “Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint brings a premier national brand to a strong line up of local, regional and national venues opening at Texas Live!”
The Grand Opening celebration for Texas Live! will take place August 9 – 12 in the
Arlington Entertainment District. Grand Opening festivities for Texas Live! will kick off
Thursday, August 9 with national recording artist and Dallas-Fort Worth native, Toadies, performing on the Arlington Backyard stage. The celebration will continue throughout the weekend with a packed line up of live music and entertainment, events and activities for the entire community.
Fieri Guy won the second season of “Food Network Star” in 2006 and was awarded a six episode commitment for his own show, “Guy’s Big Bite.” Since that time, Guy has
created a thriving culinary empire as the host of top-rated TV shows including the
Emmy-nominated “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” “Guy’s Grocery Games,” “Guy’s Family
Road Trip,” and most recently, “Guy’s Big Project” and “Guy’s Ranch Kitchen.”